Chief Counsel

Legal · Scottsdale, Arizona
Department Legal
Employment Type Full-Time

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This position leads the legal department and is responsible for the legal affairs associated with mergers and acquisitions, contracts, and real estate transactions.


What You'll Do:

  • Manages and assists in resolving property level legal issues, including easements, REAs, contracts, claims, bankruptcies, and landlord/tenant disputes.
  • Structuring, drafting, negotiating, and counseling on a broad range of real estate issues.
  • Supports the legal requirements and business initiatives of the Company as an in-house legal expert.
  • Supports HomeSmart Services through the timely review, negotiation, and preparation of contracts and related legal documentation.
  • Reviews and advises on professional contracts for the Company.
  • Reviews, researches, interprets, and prepares both written and oral opinions on a wide variety of legal issues.
  • Acts as the legal advisor and representative for the Company during any merger and acquisition.
  • Formulates strategic action plans to help minimize, manage and mitigate legal risks and then monitor the progress of these efforts.
  • Actively manages internal legal resources and multiple outside counsel relationships.
  • Maintains knowledge of organizations operations and legal documents.
  • Develops creative, well-reasoned and analyzed solutions satisfying both business and legal interests.
  • Creates new entities and manages organizations intellectual property.
  • Tracks, manages and creates frameworks to empower our domestic and international growth.
  • Advises senior corporate officers on a variety of issues.
  • Other duties as assigned

Who You Are:

  • BS degree in Law or J.D. degree from accredited law school.
  • Experience with corporate governance issues.
  • Proficient legal experience in contracts, and M&A
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of statues, rules and regulations pertaining to businesses
  • Ability to provide competent legal advice and counsel on a wide range of legal issues
  • Knowledge of the range of applicable laws and regulations which impact all facets of an organization.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret issues and to prepare legal opinions.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships across the business.

Why you want to work with us!

We are a franchise-based company, extending our HomeSmart “Bamily” all over the United States with over 19,000 real estate agents! We know what you are thinking: “Bamily”...this is not a typo! It’s our business family! You’re also thinking our family dinners and reunions must be really fun. We are here to tell’re right!

We have a passion for our employees and our agents, and we encourage a positive and collaborative approach to our daily routine. Relax in the ultra-lounge, play a game of pool, jam to awesome music, zoom around (safely) on hoverboards, or kick back and watch TV. Or you can wind down by using our relaxing massage chairs or fully equipped fitness center and locker rooms.

Our beautiful and modern corporate environment has natural light, fresh air, lots of snacks, and friendly spirit day competitions and cook-offs!

Eat snacks, think big, have a few laughs, work hard, play hard. Repeat.

The Perks:

  • Salary Depending on Experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision...and Pet Insurance (because we love your dogs as much as you do!)
  • Healthy snacks, fitness center, hoverboards, pool know, fun stuff.
  • 401K with company match
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Professional Development Programs
  • Charitable Contributions and Events
  • Advancement and Career Opportunities

Apply today and become part of the Bamily!

If you are applying from outside the Phoenix area, please include an outline of your relocation plans in your resume or cover letter and your availability to interview locally.

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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